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Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts

A top craft prize, the Saidye Bronfman Award, lets the Regina ceramicist pilot his clay vessels through the breach between art and craft at Canada's top gallery. more

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Funded and administered by the Canada Council for the Arts, the $25,000 cash prize includes categories for artistic achievement in visual and media arts, fine craft and outstanding contribution. more

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Hosted outside Ottawa for the first time, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, along with the Canada Council for the Arts and the National Gallery of Canada, presents the 2017 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts (GGArts) exhibition. more

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The awards carry a $25,000 cash prize and recognize outstanding career achievement. They are funded and administered by the Canada Council for the Arts. more

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The awards carry a $25,000 cash prize and recognize outstanding career achievement. They include categories for artistic achievement in visual and media arts, fine craft (Saidye Bronfman Award) and outstanding contribution. more

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"Imaginal Expression"

Collection of the artist. Photo: Ernest Mayer / Winnipeg Art Gallery.

Several Western Canadian artists recently received Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. more

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The Canada Council for the Arts announces the winners of the 2015 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. 2015 marks the 15th anniversary of these awards, which carry a $25,000 cash prize and recognize outstanding career achievement. more

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On March 4, 2014 the Canada Council for the Arts announced the winners of the 2014 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. more

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Rebecca Belmore portrait

Photo by Martin Lipman. Courtesy Canada Council for the Arts

And the winners are.... more

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THE GRANDE DAME OF KINNGAIT, THIS NORTHERN PRINTMAKER HAS QUIETLY BECOME ONE OF THE MOST HONOURED ARTISTS IN CANADA. more

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It is a bejewelled autumn day. Everything orange and dappled in light. Robert Archambeau has invited us to his remote studio, a three-hour drive north and east of Winnipeg. We see more deer on the road than passing motorists. more

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